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Walker Kontos Advocates
HAKIKA HOUSE, BISHOPS ROAD
PO BOX 60680 - 00200
NAIROBI
Kenya
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Work Department

Corporate & Commercial.

Position

Michael Kontos is the Managing Partner of Walker Kontos. His expertise principally lies in corporate and project finance; energy; M&A; capital markets; banking and complex real estate transactions. Michael’s reputation as the go to lawyer for highly complex matters in the legal industry has seen him act in pioneering transactions for a wide array of both local and international clients in different sectors. Most recently Michael advised SBM Bank (Kenya) Limited in the acquisition of certain assets and the assumption of certain liabilities from and of Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited (In Receivership).

Career

Michael Kontos joined Walker Kontos in 1992. He became partner in 1995.

Languages

English, Greek, French.

Memberships

Law Society of Kenya, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Branch, Institute of Certified Public Secretaries, Kenya

Education

LL.B (Hons) University of Exeter (1991), LL.M, International Business Legal Studies, University of Exeter (1992), Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Kenya School of Law, Nairobi (1994), Examinations for admission to membership, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Kenya Branch (2001)